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APA Reference Formatting of Source Article: Written in APA reference list format

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APA Reference Formatting of Source Article:
Written in APA reference list format (6th or 7th edition). For more help with formatting, see this APA handout.
Summary:
What is the purpose of the source article, and how is it relevant to your Course Project’s topic and required subtopics? Briefly address the following points in 4-6 sentences:
Begin with a “topic sentence” that states the source’s main point. (e.g., This article discusses the etiology of osteoarthritis in the synovial joints.).
Summarize the main findings and conclusions of the peer-reviewed journal paper, book, website article, etc.
State how the information is relevant to your project’s assigned topics and subtopics.
Evaluation:
After summarizing the source article, it is necessary to evaluate it and state where you found it (journal, website, book, etc.). Briefly answer the following questions in 4-6 sentences:
What is the format/type of source article (e.g., peer-reviewed journal paper, book, website article)?
Is the author an authority/expert on the topic? Explain how the author is qualified (see below).
For subject-matter experts, provide their credentials (e.g., degrees earned, professional or academic affiliations, published works)
For freelance/professional writers (non-experts), state if all reference sources are academically and scientifically credible and provide an example.
For undergraduate-student writers (non-experts), include the subject-matter expert that may have edited or reviewed their work.
If no author is listed, move on to discuss the publishing source.
How is the publishing source (e.g., website’s sponsoring organization, journal, book publisher) credible? (e.g., The Journal of the American Medical Association is an international, peer-reviewed journal comprised of subject-matter expert members and published 48 times a year by the American Medical Association.)
For more help, see this handout on evaluating resources.
*Writing Expectations: Apply scientific concepts and use scientific terminology correctly. Utilize proper spelling, grammar, and punctuation
Evaluation: Please review the BIOL181 Annotated Bibliography Grading Criteria that describe how your annotated bibliography will be graded.

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